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Definition of Coffer Dam Coffer Dam is a temporary structure constructed in a river, lake etc for excluding water from a given site (where the construction is to be start) to enable
Precautions for health hazards and safety measures: As we are well aware of the fact that during construction of a building many dangerous chemicals are used for building
Allowable bearing capacity It may be defined as The net load intensity at which no failure occurs is called allowable
Factors that must considered for orientation of a building: Following are the factors which must be considered for proper orientation of a building.
Concrete and its properties It is a mixture of cement, sand, coarse aggregates and water.
Classification of building on type of construction: Building with type 1 construction Building with type 2 construction
Classification of buildings: Residential building The type of building which is used for the purpose of residence is known
Cement floors: The type of floors which are made up of cement paste are known as cement
The various joints provided in the building are mainly classified into four main types. Expansion Joints. Contraction Joints.
Foundation: The lowest artificially build part of a structure which transmits the load of the structure